Sierra Leone: Governors-General: 1961-1971

Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Sierra Leone
27 Apr 1961 - 5 May 1962 Sir Maurice Henry Dorman [1]
Acting Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Sierra Leone
5 May 1962 - 11 Jul 1962 Henry Josiah Lightfoot Boston (from 6 Jul 1962 Sir Henry Josiah Lightfoot Boston)
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Sierra Leone
11 Jul 1962 - 23 Mar 1967 Sir Henry Josiah Lightfoot Boston (x)
Deputy Chairman of the National Reformation Council (ex officio) [2]
23 Mar 1967 - 28 Mar 1967 Leslie William Leigh [3][4]
Chairman of the National Reformation Council [2]
27 Mar 1967 - 18 Apr 1968 Andrew Terence Juxon-Smith
Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Revolutionary Movement
18 Apr 1968 - 19 Apr 1968 Patrick Conteh
Chairman of the National Interim Council
19 Apr 1968 - 22 Apr 1968 John Amadu Bangura
Acting Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Sierra Leone
22 Apr 1968 - 21 Oct ? 1970 Banja Tejan-Sie (from 21 Oct 1970 Sir Banja Tejan-Sie)
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Sierra Leone
21 Oct ? 1970 - 31 Mar 1971 Sir Banja Tejan-Sie (x)
Acting Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Sierra Leone
31 Mar 1971 - 17 Apr 1971 Christopher Okoro Elnathan Eustace Cole

[1] Also in Malta
[2] Nominally for Governor-General "on leave in suspended office."
[3] Pending the taking office by Ambrose Patrick Genda (to 27 Mar 1967) and then by Andrew Terence Juxon-Smith (from 27 Mar 1967).
[4] In office: 23 Mar 1967 - 18 Apr 1968.
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